Press Releases

February 21, 2020 Press Release
$85,147 will go toward plastics injection molding equipment project

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Friday that the Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded an $85,137 grant to Pennsylvania College of Technology that will be used to help purchase state-of-the-art injection molding equipment for the Plastics Innovation and Resource Center.

 

February 19, 2020 Press Release
Garrett Baublitz has been accepted to the United States Naval Academy

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Wednesday that Garrett Baublitz, a current senior at Juniata High School, has been accepted into the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

 

February 19, 2020 Press Release
Gabriel Phillips has been accepted to the United States Military Academy’s Class of 2024

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Wednesday that Gabriel Phillips, a 2019 Montoursville Area High School graduate, has been accepted to the United States Military Academy at West Point.

 

February 19, 2020 Press Release
Hannah Castellan has been accepted to the United States Air Force Academy

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Wednesday that Hannah Castellan, a current senior at Lewisburg Area High School, has been accepted into the United States Air Force Academy, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

 

February 14, 2020 Press Release
Money to be aimed at providing affordable housing opportunities

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Friday that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $807,996.00 in combined grant funds to State College.

 

The grant breakdown is $519,683 from the Community Development Block Grant Program and $288,313 from the HOME Program.

 

February 14, 2020 Press Release
Money to be aimed at providing affordable housing opportunities

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Friday that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $1,256,170.00 in combined grant funds to Williamsport.

 

The grant breakdown is $1,035,675 from the Community Development Block Grant Program and $220,495 from the HOME Program.

 

February 13, 2020 Press Release
HB 1100 would create jobs and economic investment in rural Pennsylvania

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) led a Pennsylvania GOP Congressional Delegation letter to Gov. Tom Wolf urging him to sign House Bill 1100 to establish tax credits for companies willing to invest $450 million to build a petrochemical manufacturing plant in Pennsylvania and create at least 800 local jobs.

February 12, 2020 Press Release
Highlights importance of Pennsylvania’s hardwoods industry

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Wednesday joined a bipartisan group of House lawmakers at a meeting with United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue at the Secretary’s office in Washington, D.C.

 

February 11, 2020 Press Release
Introduces amendments to ban sanctuary status in new Capital area, require state pension fund management

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Tuesday voted against legislation that would create a new state out of Washington, D.C. The legislation, which passed out of the House Oversight and Reform Committee along partisan lines, would create “Washington Douglass Commonwealth” for the areas surrounding the Capitol making up the current city of Washington, D.C.

February 10, 2020 Press Release
Says actor is the one who is ego-centric for trashing the work of family farms

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Monday slammed Hollywood Actor Joaquin Phoenix for his insensitive remarks about the dairy industry in his acceptance speech for winning Best Actor for his role in Joker.

 

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